Ellis shines as Marquette takes down South Dakota State

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- Krystal Ellis scored 26 of her
career-high 33 points in the first half to help Marquette (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today; No. 20 AP) win its 12th straight game, 80-63 over South Dakota State on

Ellis was 9-of-16 from the field, 10-of-10 from the line and had
seven assists and five steals. Christina Quaye added 16 points and
eight rebounds for Marquette (13-1), which ended South Dakota
State's home winning streak at 15.

Megan Vogel led the Jackrabbits (10-4) with 20 points.